JKLF Chairman Yasin Malik Arrested En-Route Anantnag


Jammu: Jammu and Kashmir Liberation Front ( JKLF) chairman Yasin Malik, who was en-route Anantnag for addressing an election boycott rally, has been arrested by the police.

The separatists have called for boycotting the upcoming by-elections in Anantnag constituency from where Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti is contesting.

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Asserting that this election process is against the interests of Kashmiris, Malik had earlier urged the people to keep away from by-polls to be held in holy month of Ramadan.

The seat was left vacant after the death of former chief minister Mufti Muhammad Sayeed.